15 days in Piedmont Itinerary

15 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Stresa
— 1 night
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Biella
— 3 nights
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Ceresole Reale
— 1 night
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Turin
— 4 nights
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Pontechianale
— 2 nights
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Alba
— 3 nights
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Stresa — 1 night

Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, then head off the coast to Isola Madre, then step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, and finally steep yourself in history at Palazzo Borromeo.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Stresa sightseeing site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Stresa is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in July: highs in Stresa hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Biella.
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Biella — 3 nights

Biella is a town and comune in the northern Italian region of Piedmont, the capital of the province of the same name, with a population of 44 616. Explore Biella's surroundings by going to Castello di Verres (in Verres), Castello di Issogne (in Issogne) and Forte di Bard (in Bard). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Parco Avventura Veglio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ricetto di Candelo, explore the historical opulence of Castel Savoia, and don't miss a visit to Quartiere Del Piazzo.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Biella tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Stresa to Biella by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Biella can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ceresole Reale.
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Ceresole Reale — 1 night

Ceresole Reale is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km northwest of Turin in the Orco Valley, on the border with France.Ceresole Reale borders the following municipalities: Bonneval-sur-Arc (France), Groscavallo, Noasca, Rhêmes-Notre-Dame, Val-d'Isère (France), and Valsavarenche. On the 22nd (Thu), explore the activities along Lago Serru, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colle del Nivolet, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Giro Lago.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ceresole Reale online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Biella to Ceresole Reale takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Turin.
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Turin — 4 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Change things up with these side-trips from Turin: Milan (Basilica di Santa Tecla, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale Di Torino, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Turin trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ceresole Reale to Turin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Turin sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pontechianale.
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Pontechianale — 2 nights

Pontechianale is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70km southwest of Turin and about 50km northwest of Cuneo, on the border with France.Pontechianale borders the following municipalities: Bellino, Casteldelfino, Crissolo, Oncino (Italy), Molines-en-Queyras, Ristolas, Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye, and Saint-Véran (France). Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of La casa della Meridiana, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Parrocchiale di Elva, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Col di Sampeyre, and finally stroll around Pian del Re. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lago di Pontechianale, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant Antonio, then don't miss a visit to Colle dell'Agnello, then examine the collection at Museo del Costume e dell'Artigianato Tessile, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Chianale Borgo della Valle Varaita.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pontechianale trip planner.

You can drive from Turin to Pontechianale in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Alba.
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Alba — 3 nights

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Explore Alba's surroundings by going to Acqui Terme (Acquedotto Romano, La Bollente, &more). There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Langhe landscapes, see the interesting displays at WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo, do a tasting at Montaribaldi, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Alba online journey maker.

Getting from Pontechianale to Alba by car takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.
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Piedmont travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Art Museums · Landmarks
Bordered by the Alps on three sides and often overlooked by casual tourists, the Piedmont region is famous for its wines, including Moscato D'Asti, Barolo, and Barbera, to name just a few. Piedmont's cuisine is renowned throughout Italy. Its exotic white truffles--a precious ingredient used in first-class restaurants around the world--are often compared to gold because of their staggering cost. An ideal holiday destination for foodies, the region is also known for its thriving industries of fresh produce, nuts, and chocolates. There are many places to visit in Piedmont, including several medieval castles, trendy spa resorts, and cities with both historical attractions and modern industries.
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